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User Experience Design and Experimental Evaluation of Extensible and Dynamic Viewers for Data Structures 

Jain, Jhilmil (2007-05-15)
Many techniques for the visualization of data structures and algorithms have been proposed and shown to be pedagogically effective. Yet, they are not widely adopted because they lack suitable methods for automatically ...

User Feedback Analysis for Business Intelligence: Semantics, Sentiment and Model Robustness 

Wang, Chengfei (2022-12-09)
Business intelligence (BI) is a set of enterprise decision support tools designed to help managers, analysts, and executives rapidly make wise decisions. The growth of the business intelligence applications is fueled and ...

User-Based Recommendation Algorithm on Hadoop Cluster 

Varanasi, Sudha (2015-05-08)
Recommender systems apply knowledge discovery techniques to the problem of making personalized product recommendations using customers usage pattern. Systems like the k- nearest neighbors and neighborhood-based collaborative ...

A User-Centered Approach Integrating an Interactive Product System into the Design of a Grocery Shopping Experience 

Weigel, Lauren (2009-11-19)
Health conditions in the United States are continuing to rise. Many of these health conditions can be resolved or suppressed by making healthier food decisions. People rely on Nutrition Fact Labels to give them information ...

User-Centered Design Evaluation by Application of Biofeedback Technology 

Skinner, Whitney (2006-12-15)
It is the responsibility of an Industrial Designer to create products that are valuable in usability and aesthetics for the user. Through design evaluation, the designer is able to use techniques of screening out less ...

The Uses of Systems Thinking Tools for School Improvement 

Prestridge, John (2013-11-01)
Cornfield High School is a school located in St. Louis, Missouri, serving just over a thousand students, grades nine through twelve. While sharing many similarities of other high schools throughout the United States, ...

Using 3D Body Scan Measurement Data and Body Shape Assessment to Build Anthropometric Profiles of Tween Girls 

Manuel, H. Melissa (2009-05-15)
Tween girls, especially plus sizes, have reported having difficulty finding appropriately sized clothing due to apparel sizing which is incongruous with their body size. As these adolescents progress through puberty, care ...

Using a Helio Based Protocol in a Battlefield Sensor Network with Directional Antennas and Enhanced Security 

Strickland, Fred (2008-08-15)
The problem is that current battlefield sensors are deployed close to each other, are draining batteries at a fast pace, are using protocols that result in late and coarse grain information, and put the human operator ...

Using a life course perspective to study significant life events as contexts of development and change 

Harcourt, Kate Taylor (2014-07-11)
This dissertation utilizes life course theory by examining components of the theory (transitions, trajectories, durations, and turning points) and their influence on individual and relational well-being within two at risk ...

Using a Naturalistic Sport Context to Train Social Skills in Children 

Ferguson, Bill (2013-07-22)
Researchers have utilized the positive aspects of sports to deliver social skills training (SST) programs to children in a sport context. Youth participation in sports has been linked to positive benefits across many domains ...

Using AI Models to Understand the Impact of COVID-19 in the Context of Long COVID and Food Delivery Operations 

Kushagra (2023-12-01)  ETD File Embargoed
Long COVID is unlike the usual diseases with well-defined symptoms or any medical test parameters. According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Long COVID is broadly defined as signs, symptoms, and ...

Using AI Techniques to Understand Text in Different Contexts: Misinformation, COVID-19, and Mental Health 

Jiang, Wenting (2023-07-11)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation work consists of three studies. This work uses a multi-pronged approach that draws upon various forms of online textual data using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) and different ...

Using Airborne and Spaceborne lidar for Mapping Forest Attributes in Southern Alabama. 

Brown, Schyler (2022-11-21)  ETD File Embargoed
Remote sensing has become a major resource for assessing ecosystems and global carbon cycling. In forest applications, remote sensing data have been used to estimate the amount of carbon stored or lost in forests due to ...

Using and Improving Irrigation: Producer Perceptions and Possibilities 

Sydnor, Emily (2010-11-05)
Frost, drought, and other sources of crop stress may be reduced through irrigation. A random sample of Alabama crop, tree, and vegetable producers was surveyed about the nature and extent of irrigation practices and ...

Using Automated Cameras to Estimate Wildlife Populations 

Damm, Philip (2010-08-18)
Precise and accurate estimates of demographics such as age structure, productivity, and density are necessary in determining habitat and harvest management strategies for wildlife populations. The importance of incorporating ...

Using Bioinformatics Tools to Explore Symbiotic Associations Between Marine Invertebrates and Microbes 

Aroh, Oluchi (2023-08-03)  ETD File Embargoed
The relationships and interdependence of microbes and marine invertebrates play a critical role in maintaining the marine ecosystem and are also pointers to environmental health and biodiversity. Some of these symbiotic ...

Using Creative Dramatics to Foster Conceptual Learning in a Science Enrichment Program 

Hendrix, Rebecca (2011-12-05)
This study made analysis of how the integration of creative drama into a science enrichment program enhanced the learning of elementary school students’ understanding of sound physics and solar energy. The study also sought ...

Using Design Based Research to Influence How Middle School Students Visualize Local Communities and Sense Belonging to Local Communities 

Cunningham, Chad (2022-11-08)
Many social studies teachers seek to serve democracy by empowering students to become transformative citizens (Banks, 2017). This goal requires teachers to meet students in their development and growth. Middle school ...

Using Discrete Element Modeling to Evaluate Material Distribution Using Spinner-disc Spreaders 

Hall, Jonathan (2012-11-06)
Due to rising costs of inorganic fertilizers, more crop producers are turning to organic fertilizers as a soil amendment and fertilizer source. The inherent physical variability of litter makes it difficult to achieve ...

Using Film to Teach Rhetoric and Multimodal Literacy 

Miller, Kristen (2010-10-21)
As communication becomes increasingly more visual and multimodal, there have been calls within the field of composition studies to adapt to these changes and better prepare students to be critical consumers of the communication ...